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ICOM-CC Documentation Working Group Round Table meeting on "Digital Innovation in Conservation Documentation"

February 12 2019 ICOM-CC Documentation

The Documentation Working Group of ICOM-CC is planning a Round Table meeting on "Digital Innovation in Conservation Documentation".

Date: 18th -19th March 2019

Venue: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi (INDIA)

Theme: Digital Innovation in Conservation Documentatio

Registration is free


Documentation is integral part of conservation and this helps to decide the further plan of action for remedial conservation. Close examination of the art work, its constituent materials and any later additions help conservators build a history of the objects since its inception.  

Scientific examination techniques are a successful way to derive the information from the art objects for conservation. Technologies are emerging in conservation profession and being used for the documentation of art works. In the present scenario the digital technologies are playing vital roles in documenting art works prior to conservation.

The proposed meeting is an effort to discuss the new advancement in conservation documentation and also to foster its use in conservation profession for the documentation purpose

We are inviting presentations on following topics:

  • Imaging techniques
  • Mobile based applications/software’s for documenting art works
  • Case studies
  • Documentation Projects

Please send your 30 minutes presentation supported by brief write-up about your talk no later than March 4th, 2019 on

Pre-registration is mandatory and it is limited to 50 participants on first cum first serve basis. Please register yourself by sending an email to latest by 4th March 2019. Preference will be given to ICOM-CC members. 

For further information please contact to Anil Dwivedi ( Coordinator of the ICOM-CC Documentation Working Group.